D1C3 Releases New Album “Thirteen”
John Robert Seeley, known professionally as D1C3 [pronounced ‘dice’] (born January 13th, 1991) is an award nominated American Hip Hop recording artist and songwriter from Long Island, New York.
D1C3’s journey in hip hop began at the age of thirteen following the death of his stepfather. Over the years, D1C3 has learned and rapidly grown to become proficient in songwriting, audio engineering, mixing, mastering, photography, filmography, photo & video editing, graphic & web design, and producing. D1C3 has worked with and performed alongside renowned artists and producers. The list includes artists such as: Arsonal Da Rebel, Omen, Ryu Alexy, Victory Jones, Diabolic, Demrick, DJ Hoppa, KXNG Crooked, Nitty Scott, Cormega, Havoc of Mobb Deep, Ren Thomas, DJ Flipcyide, Tak of Fort Minor, Haas G of The U.M.C.’s, Keith Murray, iNTeLL, 2nd Generation Wu, and more. D1C3 was also the first and only hip-hop artist to be on the Grammy award winning & nominated company ‘Stadiumred’s music publishing roster, which had also been the home base for multi-platinum hip hop producer Just Blaze.
In 2018, the song ‘Hard’ off his 2016 album ‘XIII’ had been picked up and featured as the official intro theme for ‘In the Girls Corner’ a web series created by the world-famous INKED magazine. In 2019, 2nd Generation Wu’s ‘iNTeLL’ & D1C3 joined forces and created the Wu-Tang affiliated duo ‘TrūVillain’. The group released their first EP in 2019 and quickly gained respect and support from multiple music legends and fans around the globe. In 2020, D1C3‘s album ‘White Noise’ had been Nominated for Best Rap/Hip-Hop Album at the 18th Independent Music Awards and became one of the top selling local physical CD’s in ‘Looney Tunes Record Store’ on Long Island, NY. The album is now available in multiple record stores in New York. By the end of 2020, D1C3 released another album titled ‘Sour Milk’ featuring multiple renowned artists and producers from around the world.
In 2021, he re-released his award nominated 2019 album ‘White Noise’. The re-release was promoted on North Carolina radio stations with a multi-store physical release where D1C3 made personal appearances to meet with and sign albums for fans. D1C3 also released two EPs with fellow hip hop artist and longtime friend Prophetnyc before ending the year with two music video releases and being featured in the Wu-Tang novel ‘Deep in The Dark with The Art’. In 2022, D1C3 released his album ‘The Snappening’ with Sony Music Publishing and guest appeared on Montana hip hop artist Overtime’s ‘Self Made in America’ album which ranked #2 on the Luminate Current Rap Chart and #11 on the Current Country Albums Chart.
This year, D1C3 has released his re-mastered compilation album titled ‘Thirteen’ featuring re-mastered music spanning from 2016 to present day. He is currently working on his upcoming 2023 album titled ‘DICE’ which will be distributed by Symphonic Digital, published by Sony Music Publishing, and presented by his independent record label Rival Records.
D1C3 continues to openly expand and learn new and innovative tactics to successfully build & progress as both an artist & an engineer. He has proven to be able to comfortably write and deliver his presence on music of any genre, and in more languages than one. D1C3 dominates the hip hop scene by expressing and showing his relentless delivery, creativity, and versatility in each of his projects and songs.
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